Despite Thursday’s near-freezing temperatures, hundreds of protesters, including more than a hundred dressed as “handmaids”, greeted Vice President Mike Pence at his Denver fundraising event at the Denver Marriott Tech Center.
Will protesters outnumber attendees at Pence’s Denver appearance?
Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at a Republican Party fundraiser in Denver Thursday, and unsurprisingly, local activists are planning to show up in big numbers to protest his appearance.
Colorado reproductive rights advocates speak out against Trump’s leaked plan to deny contraceptive coverage
The Colorado Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Coalition spoke out Wednesday after yet another leak from the White House exposed an attempt to strip women of contraceptive coverage.
Health and justice groups launch weekly lobby day at state Capitol
Three days after a “Women’s March” drew over 100,000 people to the front of the state Capitol, a coalition of health and justice groups–joined by state lawmakers–gathered inside the building to launch “Women and Families Wednesdays” to ensure that the “voices of our communities are heard loud and clear at the Capitol.”
Colorado Democrats criticize GOP’s proposed limits on reproductive health care
Colorado House Democrats spoke out Friday against legislation recently proposed by their GOP counterparts that aims undermine access to women’s health care.
ACLU of Colorado aims to make the state a “civil liberties safe zone”
As the inauguration of Donald Trump approaches, the ACLU of Colorado is reaffirming its commitment to protecting the rights of Coloradans by calling on statewide leaders to make the state a “civil liberties safe zone.”
One year later, Colorado Springs survivors of Planned Parenthood clinic attack share stories of trauma and finding their way forward
Just before noon on November 27, 2015 — a gray, wet, and snowy day in Colorado Springs — the tragic shooting assault on the clients and staff of a Planned Parenthood clinic, the subsequent shoot out and standoff with first responders, and the eventual arrest of a suspect in the shooting forced a community to directly confront the manifest threat of ideology-inspired violence against abortion providers, and to begin the difficult task of healing for victims and the community.